In Loving

Clara C. Mines

August 12, 1935 – January 25, 2022

Clara Novella Courtney Mines, affectionately known as (“GAM”) departed this Life on Tuesday January 25, 2022. The wife of the late Woodson E. Mines who passed December 7, 2020.

She is survived by her devoted and loving daughters and sons-in-law, Billie M. Motley (Michael Sr) and Simone Mines- Gresham (Sadeeq); four grandchildren, Michael Jr, Markita, loving and devoted Ebonie Rozier Motley and Dustin O. Mines; 17 Greatgrandchildren. One who proceeded her in death Kalil Motley.

To mourn her lost she leaves devoted brothers Alex, Melvin (Theresa) and Curtis Courtney (Deanna); and sister Hattie Yvonne Baylor. A loving and devoted niece, Deborah Courtney Spearman. Lifelong and loving cousins and friends, Virginia (Gerald) Mills, Gail James- Dudley, Simone L. Sills, Nettie Coleman; and devoted neighbor, Anna Wilson; and a host of other relatives and friends.

A Memorial Service for Clara and Woodson Mines will be held at 2pm on Monday, February 7, 2022 at Affinity Funeral Service-Richmond Chapel, 2720 Enterprise Pkwy, Richmond, VA 23294.  Click here to view the Livestream service for Clara & Woodson Mines.

A private entombment will take place at the Virginia Veterans Cemetery at Amelia.

Memorial Service


Affinity Funeral Service
Richmond Chapel
2720 Enterprise Parkway
Richmond, VA 23294


Monday, February 7, 2022



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